Seminar 02 – Dr. Germán Zárate-Sández

05/05/2022 16:41

É com imensa alegria que divulgamos os seminários do Professor Dr. Germán Zárate-Sández, que faz parte do Fulbright U.S Scholar Program. Ele realizará 3 seminários presenciais em parceria com o PPGI. O segundo está marcado para o dia 25 de maio de 2022, das 14h30 às 16h30, na sala Machado de Assis, 4º andar, CCE/B, intitulado “Individual differences in second language acquisition research“. Inscreva-se e participe! 

📖 Individual differences in second language acquisition research

In this seminar, we will examine how learners’ individual differences (IDs) affect—and to what extent they explain—L2 learning. The introduction will provide an overview of the main IDs investigated in the field of SLA and then zoom into three IDs, namely motivation, aptitude, and age. We will describe the most recent advances in instruments used to measure these IDs and discuss challenges associated with this type of research. Attendees will be required to read two or three published articles in preparation for this seminar. 

📅 Wednesday, May 25th
🕤 2h30 – 4h30 pm
📍 Machado de Assis, 4th floor, CCE/B
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Germán Zárate-Sández is Associate Professor of linguistics at Western Michigan University, USA, where he teaches courses in applied linguistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, trains future teachers of Spanish as a second language, and directs the introductory Spanish language program. He is currently a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. His research focuses on the effectiveness of teaching methodologies, social justice issues in language learning, and the development of second language pronunciation. Zárate-Sández holds a Master’s in English as a second language (University of Scranton, USA), a Master’s in Spanish Linguistics (Georgetown University, USA), and a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (Georgetown University, USA).